[SOLVED] Continuous beeping and no post screen

May 3, 2021
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Hello. I just bought this pc for about 2$ to restore it. This machine is very old (15+ years). I blew out the dust with compressed air and it came with no PSU cables, so i connected it with a different one (not sure if this matter, i think its worth noting). I started it up and it started beeping. I reseated the ram and i got the same error. I'm pretty sure the ram is fine, its just very old (512 mb ddr1). Power supply is 200-300 watts.
Here is a video i just took on demonstrating the problem :
View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywjtic0PmhM
 

Ralston18

Titan
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Update your post to include full system hardware specs and OS information.

Include PSU's.

PSUs (old and new): make, model, wattage, age, condition?

Beeping: do you hear some pattern of long and short beeps? If so, listen carefully and post the beep pattern.

( I could hear some beeps but could not discern the pattern.)
 
May 3, 2021
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Ok, so i troubleshooted the thing myself, and i cleaned the ram slots and the ram by blowing into it, and putting it in. Then it got a different beep (1 beep, 3 short) indicating a graphics card error. I took out my gpu, did the same to it and the slot, reseated it and it booted flawlessly. I plan to do a lot of things with this pc and i cant wait.
 

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